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now at 11:00, a break from the rain, but no break from >> a tree comes crashing down as the bay area braces for the biggest el nino storm yet. >> here is a live picture from the toll plaza. they are set to make a mess of the morning commute. good evening and thank you for joining us. i'm ama daetz. >> the strong storm approaching comes after we saw heavy rains. >> we have team coverage tonight and let's begin with sandhya patel and live doppler 7hd with the timing of the next round of rain. sandhya? >> the timing is not good. we are looking at a storm may morning commute. let's check out live doppler 7hd. and the next storm is a few hours away. what is really impressive with this storm is it is being enhanced by el nino. take a look at the stretch of moisture. it is a good 745 miles of
moisture coming in our direction. lightning is showing up off our coastline. on our storm impact scale from one to five we will be rating the storms. one is light and five is severe and we are ranking this one a three. the strongest yet for the season so far. the heaviest rain is over 40 miles an hour. flooding of low-lying areas and the possibility of mudslide. late tonight through wednesday afternoon, these are the areas , and it covers virtually all parts of the bay area with eke exceptions of the inland east bay. 4:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., high tides and large swell and run off will cause low-lying flooding issue. and we have a high surf advisory until 6:00 p.m. watch out for the westerly swells. 15 to 18 feet with large breaker. we will look at the time line of when the strongest part of the storm will hit. and the two other storms that are following before this week is up. details are coming up. dan and ama? >> thank you, sandhya. bay area roadways are dry
right now. as we take live pictures of 680 and walnut creek. but morning commuters will be dealing with the heavy downpours . >> katie continues day. hopefully everyone will slow down and drive carefully. that's not always the case. the san francisco auto body shop says it has been busier than ever. >> the owner of too good auto body says winter is the busiest season with cars slipping and sliding on the wet roads. >> we see a lot of collisions and they are not giving themselves enough distance. they smash into the car in front of them. >> the average repair costs upwards of $3,000. in the oakland hills a different kind of trouble on the road.
crews worked in the rain to chop it up and get it out of the way. homeowners on and around could i yew go avenue are preparing for the worst. they haven't even recovered from last year's flooding. they blame the city's outdated sewer system. >> we are asking them to stop flooding our homes with raw sewage. that's what happens with us. we are terrified. >> san francisco's public utilities commission says crew checked hotspots before and during storms. >> it allows us to make sure things are flowing free and clear. and nothing is clogging that would exacerbate the problem. >> they have filed a class action lawsuit adding an amendment that would stop all development in san francisco until the problem was fixed permanently. abc7 news. >> in marin county, a house has been red tagged because it is on an unstable retaining
wall. the firefighters worry if it collapses the rubble would block access to 300 homes or even wipe out a few. >> if it comes through here there is a house below us. >> so this could knock off a whole neighborhood? >> it could take some houses out, yes. >> in mill valley, fall power lines knocked out power for hundreds of people. southern california is not getting spared. the flooding collapsed the ceiling at a hotel in san diego. a pipe draining water from the rooftop burst. the water poured through ceiling. they had to collect it in large bins and dumb the water outside. the water flooded the garage trapping several cars and guests were relocated to other hotels. >> we are expecting a lot of rain this week. it is a good idea to prepare if you loud power at your home or maybe you spring a leak. the biggest seller in san francisco are flashlights. employeeses say that people were buying tarps, buckets and
spray on sealant. it is also to keep floodwater from reaching your home. >> it interacts and it p acts as a sand -- and it acts as a sandbag. it is a lot less messy than sand. >> they will have to get on waiting lists to get the work done at this point. tune in at 4:30 a.m. for the abc morning news. mike nicco and reggie aki will have updated information about the storm that will hit the area about the time the storm will hit. and they have successfully conducted a high droa general bomb test. it could take weeks for the claim. a high droa general bomb is hundreds of times more powerful than the atomic bomb the united nations is holding
an emergency meeting to discuss possible sanctions. new at 11:00, all three men accused in a deadly stabbing on christmas morning are now in jail. police say they have arrested jonathon gonzalez and luciano for robbery and murder. brian gutierrez was the third suspect and he was in jail on other charms. the victim was found around 5:30 in the morning at north 26th and east saint james streets again on christmas morning. the search is on for a pair of prowlers who broke into a sorority house overnight. abc7 news reporter lisa amin gulezian is live outside with new details on this really scary story, lisa. >> very scary indeed. the suspects got in through an unlocked sliding glass door in the back of the building. i am also told that the suspects once they got inside
they went room to room and stole what they could. >> the doors of kappa delta are locked uptight after two men walked in and rummaged through rooms and started stealing. >> they thought no one would be around a. >> san jose state students are not due back until the end of the month. only sikh girls are stay -- only six girls were staying at the sorority. the suspects ran away. >> any crime is serious and certainly a burglary we take it very serious. >> no one from the sorority would talk to me about the break ins, but those living in the neighboring fraternities did. somebody would have the audacity to break into a house that is quiet. >> the first time i have heard the saw router tee being broken into.
>> it is very crazy. >> on christmas thieves stole laptops from this group of san jose students living off campus. they ransacked their apartments. the campus police are checking with san jose detectives to see if the same ones are responsible for both crimes. lisa amin gulezian, abc7 news. >> a lot more to get to tonight. still to come canine cruelty. east bay authorities want to know if someone hurt this dog deliberately. >> and the test they per formed on unsuspecting users. >> and tracking the next round of el nino rain approaching the bay area right now. sandhya patel will be back to tell us when we will see the heaviest downpours. >> first a look at what is coming up on "jimmy kimmel live" on abc news at 11:00. >> thanks, dan and ama. here is the latest
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san ramon and san mateo jie. tonight this 1-year-old adorable australian shepherd is recovering after what appears to be abuse or neglect. someone may have thrown the dog from an over pass. we have new details from abc news reporter melanie woodrow. >> if this sweet girl has a name no one knows it. >> we are referring to her as the aussie shepherd. >> they say the 1 yearly eather jumped from this highway 4 overpass or someone threw her. on saturday afternoon leslie ochoa was driving by. >> we saw this dog trying to run across the lanes. >> ochoa says several drivers stopped. >> it was apparent that the dog had injury. >> including what was considered a fractured femur and dislocated wrist jie. she
did -- >> she did shed some tears. >> they took the dog to the machine. >> after finding out the story and her being thrown off the overpass it disgusted me. >> most animal lovers or animal owners would be remarkably shocked. >> i feel like this was something that was -- it happened right in front of me and there is no reason for it. >> a name aren't far off. >> i am thinking gracie because she was gracious for us. >> as long as nobody claims her before then she will be ready for adoption. the woman who found her will have the first chance to take her home. she tells me she wants to and as well as she can raise enough money to cover the dog's medical bills she will. abc7 news. >> facebook used secret tests just to see how addicted its
users are. the website, the information says they deliberately sh extrad their app for several hours at a time. the crash happened several years ago. they wanted to see if people found other ways to use facebook without going through google play. according to the report no one who experienced a problem stopped using facebook. twitter users may be able to stop stressing about 140 characters or less. technology sites say they candy crease it to 10,000 characters. it is like what you see here. he would like to find a way to make that text searchable. >> the cost of flying is going up again. five airlines, delta, southwest, united, american and jetblue all announced today that they are raising fares on most flights. abc news says the hike is by $3. business and leisure travelers
will be affected. travel experts say the hike is typical after a busy holiday travel season. it could go away if airlines don't sell enough tickets. >> we'll see. in the meantime let's talk more about the big storm coming our way. >> drivers will have big issue. >> absolutely, ama and dan. we are talking about difficulty driving and low visibility. with the heavy rain the wipers will be on full blast. our radar is just tracking cloud and a few spotty showers. as you look off the coastline here is the first sign that the storm will be coming in in a short time. in the sierra the snow has been winding down, but more snow is in the forecast as we head toward tomorrow. rainfall with today's system which was a two was healthy. you will notice an inch in san jose. 3.63 in ben boman. napa over an inch. san rafael two and a half inch. livermore and concord between
a half to .60 of an inch. the temperatures right now in the 40s and 50s with the cloud cover, and here is a live look at some of the clouds. stormy for your morning commute. there is a chance of thunderstorms and a possibility of flooding and mudslide. that will make it even tougher. the storm impact scale, this is a three. it is a strong storm so do look out for the low-lying flooding especially on the freeways as you are driving in the left or right lanes. you noy what it is like. you could be hydroplaning so be careful and allow the extra time for the morning commute. here is your time line. 11:00 tonight and a few spotty showers. 1:00 a.m., we are looking at the heaviest rain approaching the north bay. it starts to get pretty stormy at 3:00 a.m. we are looking at not only heavy rain, but gusts over 40 miles an hour. sustained winds 20 to 30 and that could take down trees and power lines. be careful out there. heavy rain continues at 4:00 a.m. mike nicco will be on at 4:30 in the morning and continuing through 7:00 a.m. we will keep you posted on this storm. 5:00 a.m., the rain coverage
actually lets up, but there will be pockets of moderate to heavy rain. 6:00 a.m., it is still there. by 7:00 a.m., you will start to see some areases break up. and then at 8:00 a.m. as you take the kids to school they will need the raincoats and the umbrella and the rain boots. 10:00 a.m. look at light to moderate rain. this continues at noon, afternoon, evening commute with scattered showers. the showers just go on. you saw that moisture plume stretching. this is what an el nino enhanced storm can do. at 10:00, 11:00 we are going with scattered showers. heavy rainfall expected in the mountains. we can see up to two and a half inches. most areas are looking at .80 to over an inch and a half in santa rosa by wednesday night and that's just with one storm. the winter storm warning starts at 8:00 a.m. storm and runs until 10:00 p.m. expecting the snow level down to 4,000 feet. up to 14 inches for the highest peaks. and it is going to be difficult traveling up there.
not only that chain controls will likely be going up again. additional snow expected for the mountains. this system will bring colder snow levels -- lower snow levels. it is a colder system. the next system is weaker. it comes in on thursday. it is a light storm on our storm impact scale. less than half an inch for most areas, but it will impact you thursday morning at 4:00 a.m. we will see scattered light showers. 5:00 a.m., not a lot happening. we head toward the afternoon and you will notice by 3:00 p.m. light to moderate rain moving in. this does not have the wind. 4:00, 5:00, looking at the scattered showers and light to moderate in intensity. another system follow over the weekend. morning lows in the 40s. it will be stormy. it will be a tough ride. it might be scary at times so just want to make you aware of it. afternoon highs in the 50s. do look out for thunderstorm potential not just in the morning, but in the afternoon as well. accu-weather seven-day forecast, three on the storm impact scale tomorrow. thursday's system is weaker. it is a one. a short break on friday
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